Events & Conferences* Great Minds: Lord Paul Boateng
Great Minds: Lord Paul Boateng
British Labour Party Politician and Chairman of the English Speaking Union
11:30am for a 12:00pm start
Stephen Langton Building, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool (map)

Lord Paul Boateng, Chairman of the ESU, a former British high commissioner to South Africa, MP, cabinet minister and civil rights lawyer, now Labour peer and a trustee of the Planet Earth Institute, will join the University of Lincoln to reflect on the role of both formal and informal education in unlocking the potential for growth in nations and individuals.

Lord Boateng devotes his time to working in Africa, as a lawyer, business advisor, and for charity working on development, governance and youth issues. He speaks and works in the House of Lords on these issues.  

This lecture is free to attend, however booking is advisable. Please complete the booking form on this page or email If you have any queries regarding your booking please contact the Events Team on 01522 837100.

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More about the Great Minds Lecture Series

The Great Minds series gives an insight into the achievements of leading influential figures and recognisable faces from backgrounds such as the arts, business and economics, politics, health and science as well as bringing more local leading Lecturers and Visiting Professors to the fore.

Designed for prospective students, our own staff and students and members of the public alike, the aim is to inspire and encourage thoughtful conversation about careers, industries and disciplines alongside showcasing some of the diverse research and activities that take place within the University.

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